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Independent Living in Atlanta, GA

Independent Living Just as You’d Have It

You will enjoy the perks of independent living in Atlanta, GA, also known as residential living, when you become a resident of Canterbury Court, in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood – minus the hassles of homeownership.

You’ll live with a solid plan for life’s what-ifs, making it all the more possible to relax and enjoy each day exactly as you wish. Life-easing services and amenities are designed to take care of so much – from maintenance to weekly housekeeping and linen service – so your time belongs to you.

There’s no end to activities available right here on our 11-acre campus and throughout the surrounding neighborhood.

See what a typical day looks like at Canterbury Court, or head over to our blog to find out when is the right time to move into senior independent living.

Seeing a Life Plan as a financial asset

A Life Plan is about more than just providing the care you might need in the future. It’s also a great way to protect your financial assets for the long run. Learn more in our informative guide.

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Surround yourself with comforts

Regardless of the floor plan you choose, independent living residents will be impressed with the details: 9-foot ceilings, modern kitchens, and balconies with stunning views. You can customize countertops, cabinets, walls and floors. Whatever your tastes, you’ll be right at home in your maintenance-free residence. View a larger 3-D floor plan by choosing an image below.

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Is Canterbury Court a good financial fit for you?

Smart retirement planning is all about finding the right fit for your lifestyle today, your future needs, and your finances. With just a few simple questions, our Affordability Calculator can help you determine if Canterbury Court fits into your retirement financial planning.

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Services and Amenities in Independent Living:

  • All maintenance and repair service
  • Choice of daily meal and multiple dining venues, special diets included
  • Planned social, educational and recreational activities, on site and off
  • Use of all community amenities
  • Scheduled local transportation
  • 24-hour security staff, controlled access and monitored emergency response
  • Post office box, large parcel delivery to residence
  • Utilities: water, sewer, trash, electricity and HVAC
  • Expanded basic cable TV and Wi-Fi

Also Available to Residents:

  • Day trips and longer group excursions
  • Barber/beautician services; massage services
  • Guest dining and private party catering
  • Guest apartment for visitors
  • Visiting physician, dentist, podiatrist, audiologist and optometrist
  • Room service dining

Frequently Asked Questions about Independent Living at Canterbury Court


Our resident living (independent living) options are perfect for people who want to maintain their current active lifestyle without the responsibility of home maintenance. You’ll have the freedom to play, work out, volunteer, spend time with family and friends, even travel to far-away places — knowing that someone is looking after your home while you’re away.

A Life Plan Community (formerly known as a continuing care retirement community or CCRC) offers the security of knowing you’ll have care options, if you ever need them. Unlike many senior living communities, a Life Plan Community offers independent living and a full continuum of on-site care, from catered living (similar to assisted living) and rehabilitation to memory support and licensed skilled nursing care.

Yes, Canterbury Court offers a variety of choices of carpeting, flooring, and wall and trim paint colors to reflect residents’ tastes and preferences. Canterbury Court’s hallmark is the personalization of independent living spaces, as some residents desire.

As a nonprofit organization, our mission and long-standing values govern every management and financial decision made by our executives, associates and dedicated board of trustees. Instead of focusing on profits, revenues generated are reinvested into the community, ensuring Canterbury Court remains one of the most stable retirement communities in the country.

Of course. Your guests are always welcome in your home and more than welcome to enjoy recreational facilities, dining venues, amenities and activities with you while visiting.

Yes. They’re family, too! We’re a “pet-friendly” campus and welcome dogs, cats, birds and fish. Be sure to ask about the pet policy and approval process and the “pet-friendly” areas of campus.

Yes. Canterbury Court offers different levels of refundability to address individual financial and estate planning goals.

To learn more about independent living in Atlanta, GA at Canterbury Court, complete the form on this page, and we will get in touch with you promptly.